Rubbing to edges and corners bumped. Spine and covers creased.
Max Ravenscar regarded all eligible females with indifference, preferring horses, cockfighting or cards.
When he learns that his cousin Adrian, Lord Mablethorpe, intends to marry Deborah Grantham who graces her aunt's gaming establishment, Max thinks it will be an easy matter to buy off the fair charmer.
But Deborah is as spirited as she is beautiful, and Max was overdue for a much-needed lesson.